openSUSE update for chromium

Published: 2017-11-09 15:59:54 | Updated: 2017-11-09 16:01:28
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVSSv2 6.9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
6.9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2017-15398
CVE-2017-15399
CWE ID CWE-121
CWE-416
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Opensuse
Vulnerable software versions Opensuse 42.3
Opensuse 42.2
Vendor URL Novell
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Stack-based buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to stack-based buffer overflow in QUIC. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2017-11/msg00012.html

2) Use-after-free error

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to use-after-free error in V8. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2017-11/msg00012.html

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